Call for Papers

Cybersecurity requires ‘resilience’ in developing an effective strategy against numerous threats. It is a multifaceted term that seeks to capture the essence of responding in cyberspace  to the risks and complexities of an intended or unintended adversary. It is a term that can apply in government, private industry, or at the personal level.

The Journal of Cyber Resilience is a new publication seeking to promote interdisciplinary research and discussions about what resilience means and how it can be developed as a concept in the cyber environment.

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Executive Director Year-End Update

A Year in Review:

As 2020 winds down and we look to 2021, I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on the past year.

2020 started strong – cyber threat information sharing was increasing; planning was underway to start regional get-togethers to help you build networks, establish trust relationships and share experiences; we participated in events in Vancouver,

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FEBRUARY 10, 2020 CYBER MORNING HUDDLE: Managing Cyber Risks in 2020

Are you a cybersecurity professional? You won’t want to miss this event!  Join CCTX, Loblaws, and Deloitte in Vancouver on February 10, 2020. 

Hear from industry experts, network with like-minded peers, and participate in high caliber conversations around trending topics for 2020.

  • Learn key lessons in securing cloud computing
  • Hear best practices for protecting organizations against ransomware
  • Discover the top cyber risk priorities
  • You can even earn 3 CPE credits!

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The CCTX is pleased to welcome Jennifer J. Quaid as Chief Operating Officer.

Jennifer has recently assumed the duties of Chief Operating Officer of the Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange (CCTX), Canada’s private sector organization for the sharing and analysis of cyber threat information, enabling collaboration across all sectors. She will have executive responsibility for the organization’s operations and contribute to its strategic development.  Most recently, Jennifer was the Director of People Resources and Operations at Gryphon Secure,

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Request for Information (RFI) CCTX Platform and Applications Evolution

Our Requirement

CCTX is seeking commercial information on existing and emerging innovative technologies and approaches that can be leveraged to provide a state-of-the-art cyber intelligence collaboration and sharing hub for its members.  CCTX seeks to investigate:

  1.  the provision of its Platform as a Service (PaaS), including an investigation of the use of the Cloud to host its hub;

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Turning Competitors into Allies in the Fight Against Cybercrime

Author : Gavin Davidson via Mediaplanet
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According to research conducted by IBM — which reports that over 90 percent of data breaches stem from malicious attacks — the average cost of a single data breach, when measured globally, is $3.86 million USD. IBM’s research also revealed that today’s cyber fraudsters are much stealthier, meaning it will take longer for organizations to both detect and contain malicious attacks.

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New Cyber Security Strategy bolsters cyber safety, innovation and prosperity

Author : Government of Canada, Public Safety Canada
Source : Public Safety Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to defending Canada and Canadians against cyber threats.

Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science & Economic Development delivered the National Cyber Security Strategy

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National Post Data Security Campaign

Author : Ted Kritsonis Via Mediaplanet
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Alexis Dorais-Joncas

Security Intelligence Team Lead at ESET

Smarter Protection Key to Battling New Malware Threats — With businesses embracing the Internet of Things (IoT), a greater level of connectivity should provide an impetus to prepare for inevitable cyberattacks.

A Forbes report found that 32 percent of top tech CEOs felt IT security was among the greatest challenge their companies faced—a concern compounded by new malware attacks aimed at exploiting vulnerabilities.

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